Current Notifications

  1. We're open! Come visit us for a WILD summer adventure!

    Tue, 07/06/2021 - 1:00 pm

    The Calgary Zoo is open for daily zoo visits! Here's what you can expect on your next visit:

    • Timed Tickets are no longer required. Day admission tickets can be purchased online or in person at the gate. Members must show their membership card at the gate for entry.

    • Visitors are no longer required to wear masks in buildings or indoor animal habits at the Calgary Zoo. 

    • We have returned to a two-way flow on park.

    We look forward to warmly welcoming our visitors and members for a WILD summer at the Calgary Zoo!

Archived Notifications

  1. Please note: the Canadian Wilds will be closed on July 6 from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

    Sat, 07/03/2021 - 3:22 pm

    Important Update: The Canadian Wilds will be closed on Tuesday, July 6th from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. for a private function. Thank you for your understanding.

    The Calgary Zoo is open for daily zoo visits! As part of the provincial re-opening plan in Stage 3, here's what you can expect on your next visit:

    • Visitors will no longer be required to purchase a timed ticket for their visit starting July 1. Day admission tickets can be purchased online or at the gate. Members can show their card at the gate for immediate entry.

    • Mask wear will remain mandatory in all indoor habitats and buildings as part of the Civic Bylaw. We also want to remind visitors that physical distancing is everyone's responsibility at the Calgary Zoo.

    • We will be returning to a two-way flow on park.

    We look forward to warmly welcoming our visitors and members for a wild summer at the Calgary Zoo!

  2. We're open! Come visit us for a WILD summer adventure!

    Thu, 07/01/2021 - 9:00 am

    The Calgary Zoo is open for daily zoo visits! As part of the provincial re-opening plan in Stage 3, here's what you can expect on your next visit:

    • Visitors will no longer be required to purchase a timed ticket for their visit starting July 1. Day admission tickets can be purchased online or at the gate. Members can show their card at the gate for immediate entry.

    • Mask wear will remain mandatory in all indoor habitats and buildings as part of the Civic Bylaw. We also want to remind visitors that physical distancing is everyone's responsibility at the Calgary Zoo.

    • We will be returning to a two-way flow on park.

    We look forward to warmly welcoming our visitors and members for a wild summer at the Calgary Zoo!

  3. Attention: The Calgary Zoo is closing early on Friday, June 25, 2021

    Tue, 06/22/2021 - 9:19 am

    Please note the Calgary Zoo will be closing at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, June 25, 2021 in order to prepare for the Zoo Brew experience.

    The last timed entry on this day will be from 2:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Grounds will be cleared by 4:00 p.m. Regular hours will resume Saturday, June 26, 2021.

    We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your support as we continue to bring exceptional evening experiences to the Calgary Zoo! 

  4. Attention: The Calgary Zoo is closing early on Thursday, June 17, 2021

    Mon, 06/14/2021 - 4:15 pm

    Please note the Calgary Zoo will be closing at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 17, 2021 in order to prepare for the Dino-Nite experience.

    The last timed entry on this day will be from 2:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Grounds will be cleared by 4:00 p.m. Regular hours will resume Friday, June 18, 2021.

    We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your support as we continue to bring exceptional evening experiences to the Calgary Zoo! 

     

  5. We're open (and so are our buildings)! Come visit us for your next Zooventure!

    Wed, 06/09/2021 - 5:40 pm

    The Calgary Zoo is open for daily zoo visits! As of June 10, 2021, in alignment with the provinces reopening plan for Stage 2, our indoor animal habitats and buildings are open with limited capacity (excluding Cequel Energy Lodge and Panda Passage).

    We continue to maintain our one-way safety-minded Zooventure. Timed tickets are required and must be purchased online in advance. Tickets are not sold onsite. Visitors must wear masks indoors as per the civic bylaw and physical distancing is everyone's responsibility.

    We appreciate your understanding and look forward to warmly welcoming you to the Calgary Zoo!

  6. Temporary Aviary Closure Alert: Jihad Shibley Rocky Mountain Aviary (Tuesday, June 1) 

    Tue, 06/01/2021 - 9:32 am

    Update: The aviary is now open.

    The Jihad Shibley Rocky Mountain Aviary in the Canadian Wilds is closed this morning (Tuesday, June 1) while the birds receive their West Nile vaccinations. We will let you know as soon as the aviary has reopened. Thanks for your patience as we provide exceptional care for the animals we love and care for! 

  7. TEMPORARY PATHWAY CLOSURE ALERT: ASIA ZONE (Tuesday, May 4) 

    Mon, 05/03/2021 - 3:25 pm

    TEMPORARY PATHWAY CLOSURE ALERT! There will be limited access to the Asia zone of the zoo during the morning of Tuesday, May 4. 

    Specifically, visitors won’t be able to access pathways to tigers, boars, Himalayan monal and red panda as our team members are doing safety work in the Amur tiger habitat (including tree and viewing glass removal).

    We will let you know as soon as the pathway has reopened. Thanks for your patience as we make the zoo the best it can be for our animals! 

  8. The Penguin Walk has been cancelled for today (March 19)

    Fri, 03/19/2021 - 9:23 am

    The Penguin Walk has been cancelled for today, March 19, 2021, due to warm weather conditions. We have set specific weather parameters for the walk to ensure the birds' safety and welfare. We are hopeful to resume the Penguin Walk tomorrow if parameters are met. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  9. The Penguin Walk has been cancelled for today (March 15)

    Mon, 03/15/2021 - 9:24 am

    The Penguin Walk has been cancelled for today, March 15, 2021, due to winds outside of the penguin walk parameters. We have set specific weather parameters for the walk to ensure the birds' safety and welfare. We are hopeful to resume the Penguin Walk tomorrow if parameters are met. We apologize for any inconvenience.